Minor Ailments

Minor Ailments

Unless you live in a bubble, minor ailments and allergies are part of daily life for many of us and the occasional fever or flu is something you’ll get over without too much trouble.

There are a host of things you can do at home without the need to visit your doctor.

Allergies

General information about allergy:
www.allergyuk.org/information-and-advice
www.allergyacademy.org/home

How to use adrenaline autoinjector pen:
https://youtu.be/QUevEV0u4sY

How to manage hayfever:
https://youtu.be/wH-rKeAF0kc

How to manage hayfever when you have asthma:
www.asthma.org.uk/advice/inhalers-medicines-treatments/other/hay-fever

How to use a nasal spray:
https://youtu.be/hcBT59prhWE

Tips to reduce pollen exposure:
https://youtu.be/XTQvzIU5G38

Infection control

Good hand washing:
www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-body/best-way-to-wash-your-hands

Should I keep my child off school?
www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-body/is-my-child-too-ill-for-school

Minor ailments

Self care local advice:
www.easterncheshireccg.nhs.uk/Your-Health/self-care

Self care A to Z:
www.nhs.uk/conditions

UTI: Self help information:
www.target-webinars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/UTI-Leaflet-V16.pdf

Advice about minor illness in children:
www.catchapp.co.uk

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